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The Victoria Gallery and Museum is in a beautiful listed red-brick building, holding an imposing position in the knowledge quarter of Liverpool. With its Gothic turret, it is surrounded by a vast array of buildings...

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When bandes dessinées grew up…

April 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

Michel-Édouard Leclerc is the owner and CEO of the Hypermarchés Leclerc, a large chain of supermarkets and other retailers all across France. Over the years he has also become one of the most important collectors of...

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Delighted to hear that the splendid Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum in Glasgow (an institution for generations in the city) is hosting a major exhibition of comics artwork by Frank Quitely this spring. From the...

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I recently encountered the vibrant John Higgins, and he made mention of a forthcoming exhibition at the Victoria Gallery Museum in Liverpool and a forthcoming book, both of which were exciting fans at the 2000AD...

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The Cartoon Museum have secured their position as the premier venue in London and indeed Britain for comic art exhibitions. No one is currently coming near in reflecting this hugely popular form of art, or...

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The Art of Rogue One: a Star Wars Story, Josh Kushnins, Abrams I hope you’ve all seen this movie by now, but if you’re one of those who waits until the home release, fear not,...

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Matt from the Flood Gallery in Greenwich tells us that this Thursday (24th) from 7pm they are hosting an exhibition, Phantasmacosm, featuring new artwork from Becky Cloonan and Arik Roper. I must admit to not...

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The Lakes International Comic Art Festival’s annual fundraiser kicks off this week on November 23rd with an online art auction. Among the creators whose work you’ll find in the auction are Bryan Lee O’Malley, Craig Thompson,...

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Art for Art’s Sake – Steve Dillon

October 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

This time we thought we’d make Art for Art’s Sake an entirely Steve Dillon-based post, just because we want to and because we can… (1988 and Brett Ewins, an impossibly boyish Jamie Hewlett and Steve...

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Comics: Dave Gibbons at the Lightbox this week

October 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

Bethany from the Lightbox Gallery in Woking alerts us to a forthcoming talk by current Comics Laureate, top artist and all-round good egg, Dave Gibbons, taking place on Wednesday 26th October at 7pm, to coincide...

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